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 MAKE-IT TAKE-IT WORKSHOPS (MiTi)
 
   
MiTi902: Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses

Etch glass using TechShop's laser cutting machine. You'll use a rotary attachment tool for the laser cutter, which allows you to etch designs into cylindrical items. Next, you'll observe as the laser etches your designs or initials onto your wine glasses.

You and your date will walk away with your very own personalized wine glasses.

Project: Wine Glasses

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about laser cutting, check out our Laser Cutting and Etching SBU class offered regularly.

Only one person per couple needs to register.

7 sessions currently scheduled:
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Tuesday, 2/9/16 8:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Friday, 2/12/16 8:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Saturday, 2/13/16 1:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Monday, 2/15/16 8:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Wednesday, 2/17/16 9:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Tuesday, 2/23/16 8:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Date Night! - Laser Etched Wine Glasses Thursday, 2/25/16 9:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi111: Date Night! - Solder an LED Heart

Learn to solder and make a cute blinky LED heart. When people ask where you got it, you get to reply, "I made it!" Learning to solder is a great first step into making and working with electronics. You and your date will walk away with your own LED hearts. This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.

Project: One LED Heart for each participant.

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about soldering and basic electronics, check out our Soldering and Basic Electronics class offered regularly.

Only one person per couple needs to register.



2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Date Night! - Solder an LED Heart Thursday, 2/11/16 7:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $30.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Solder an LED Heart Sunday, 2/14/16 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $30.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi743: Date Night! - Metal Rose

Make your own metal rose out of steel. In this workshop, each student will make a rose from sheet steel, cutting out the petals and shaping them using traditional techniques. Once your petals are ready, you'll attach them to a metal stem and weld them together. This is a flower that will never, ever wilt! You and your date will walk away from this workshop with your very own handmade metal roses to use as decoration in your garden, office or home.

Project: One Metal Rose for each participant.

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about basic metal shop, check out our Basic Metal Shop SBU class offered regularly.

Only one person per couple needs to register.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Date Night! - Metal Rose Wednesday, 2/10/16 8:00 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Date Night! - Metal Rose Saturday, 2/13/16 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi004: Waterjet Steak Brands

Make your own awesome branding iron using TechShop's MIG welder and Flow Jet CNC waterjet cutter! Plug your name or initials into a simple template, then watch as the waterjet cuts your design out of 1/4" thick steel using pressurized water! This is a machine you have to see to believe. You'll then assemble your branding iron handle using the metal shop and welding tools guided by an experienced staff member. Make your mark at BBQ parties and potluck dinners! You will walk away with your very own monogrammed steel branding iron.

Project: Steak Brand

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about waterjet cutting, check out our Waterjet Cutter SBU class and Mig Welding SBU, offered regularly.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Waterjet Steak Brands Friday, 2/19/16 2:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00, No Materials Fee
    Waterjet Steak Brands Saturday, 2/27/16 7:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi126: Knife-Making Using CNC Machines

Knife-making is an art of patience and craft. Learn how to make a knife from scratch using a combination of high powered tools and traditional knife-making techniques. In this class, you'll learn the basic fundamentals and tools for grinding an edge and heat treating metal. You'll also experience a live demo of the waterjet, the machine used to cut your knife blank from a sheet of steel. After receiving your knife blank, you'll get a matching acrylic handle that will be cut out using the laser cutters. With raw materials in hand and knowing the basics of knife-making, you'll have the ability to freely work on your knife with the provided equipment.

Project: Knife

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about waterjet cutting, check out our Waterjet Cutting SBU class offered regularly.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Knife-Making Using CNC Machines Monday, 2/8/16 12:30 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Knife-Making Using CNC Machines Thursday, 2/18/16 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $165.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $195.00 plus $25.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi029: Make a Leather Wallet

Learn the basics of leather working in this fun project-based workshop. Students will learn how to make patterns and properly cut and stitch leather using a saddle stitch.

All materials are included and every participant will leave with a beautiful new leather wallet.

Project: Leather Wallet

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Make a Leather Wallet
(Make a Leather Wallet )
Saturday, 2/13/16 3:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Make a Leather Wallet
(Make a Leather Wallet )
Saturday, 2/27/16 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
MiTi417: Custom Rubber Stamps - Make a Signature Stamp on the Laser Cutter

Did you know you can use the laser cutter to create custom rubber stamps?

In this project based class, you will learn how to create proper files for stamping and select the correct materials. You'll also learn special tips and tricks to make the perfect rubber stamp. By the end of class, you will have own customized signature stamp and knowledge of how to make a stamp for any type of project.

Project: Rubber Stamps

Prerequisite(s): None


This Make-it, Take-it workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.


Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage class. To learn more about laser cutting, check out our Laser Cutting and Etching SBU class offered regularly.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Custom Rubber Stamps - Make a Signature Stamp on the Laser Cutter Thursday, 2/25/16 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Custom Rubber Stamps - Make a Signature Stamp on the Laser Cutter Monday, 2/29/16 7:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.